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Federalists vs anti federalists

Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists


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Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists


Federalists

FEDERALISTS

Argued that the new nation needed a strong, effective National Government to handle economy.

  • Establish a monetary system

  • Promote Justice

    Federalism: Theory of government in which power is distributed among the states, but the authority of the Central Government outweighs the authority of the states.


Federalists vs anti federalists

Alexander Hamilton

First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Other Federalists: George Washington, Ben Franklin & James Madison


Anti federalists

ANTI-FEDERALISTS

  • Consisted mostly of farmers and small land-owners who believed nation’s economic future was in agriculture

    • Opposed strong centralized government

    • Wanted power for states and individuals

      “Believed best government governs the least”

      Both parties believed in republicanism: representative government that makes people the source of political authority & respects individual rights.


Federalists vs anti federalists

Thomas Jefferson


Federalist papers

FEDERALIST PAPERS

  • The Federalist Papers (85 articles)

  • written to encourage the ratification of the Constitution

  • outlining the proposed

    ideas of the system of

    government


Federalists vs anti federalists

  • The Federalists & Anti-Federalist compromised in order to create the constitution.

    Bill of Rights (1st 10 amendments) were added to protect individual rights

    (This is what the Anti-Federalists wanted, because they didn’t want the central government to have too much power).


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